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NEWS: Susan Meissner Guest Blog Featured on eHarmony.com

Susan Meissner, author of the novel A Sound Among the Trees (released October 4, 2011), wrote a guest blog post for the eHarmony relationship blog, entitled “Not All Baggage Is Bad.”  

In the book, Marielle Bishop, who has watched all her friends marry and begin families, has at last found love online. She leaves the Arizona desert to marry a Virginia widower, joining him and his two children —and his first wife’s grandmother— in an ancestral family home where it seems like ghosts are everywhere, real and imagined.  As Marielle struggles to fit into her new role as wife and stepmother, unsettled by the strange sense of sorrow she feels inside Holly Oak’s walls, she must uncover the truth about Susannah, and reconcile her belief that it is people—not houses—that [ … ]

NEWS: Andrew Peterson’s Review of “The Charlatan’s Boy”

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“…it’s anecdotal, as you might expect from a southern boy. Anecdotes were the language of the Florida community I grew up in. I was never able to speak that language well except maybe with a guitar in-hand, but my dad can still palaver with the best of ‘em on his front porch, where I used to listen in awe to the richness and cadence of the language…”

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PDF DOWNLOAD: Saints in Limbo

pdf_1002Need an escape from the winter days of January? Be transported to a different time and place as you journey to the deep South in River Jordan’s acclaimed novel, Saints in Limbo.   Download Chapter One of Saints in Limbo by clicking here!

“River Jordan’s Saints in Limbo is a compelling story of the mysteries of existence and, especially, the mysteries of the human heart.” –RON RASH, author of Serena and Chemistry and Other Stories

Ever since her husband Joe died, Velma True’s world has been limited to what she can see while clinging to one of the multicolored threads tied to the porch railing of her home outside Echo, Florida. When a mysterious stranger appears at her door on her birthday and presents Velma [ … ]